The War that Changed the English Language - Mini-Wars #3

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Robloxian Gaming
Robloxian Gaming 2 жыл бұрын
Fun fact: The 1066 battle was actually fought in Battle, England; so it would’ve really been the Battle of Battle
BarneytheThug 23 сағат бұрын
@Sailor line Co. says who
Sailor line Co.
Sailor line Co. Күн бұрын
No one cares
Steven Balcomb Jr
Steven Balcomb Jr 12 күн бұрын
​@Toxsicle so a battle for the sake of battle
Steven Balcomb Jr
Steven Balcomb Jr 12 күн бұрын
A battle for the sake of battle
BarneytheThug 23 күн бұрын
​@Toxsicle ???
Vozz Жыл бұрын
This makes history exciting. They should use this in schools
Jessica Hay
Jessica Hay Күн бұрын
​@chad chadson I think it'd be pretty great for elementary or maybe Middle School at least as an introduction to the history
Mijan Hoque
Mijan Hoque Күн бұрын
For real, my younger siblings simply don’t care about history but watched this at school and hugely enjoyed it. It’s actually great they’re learning about history in a fun informative way which teaches them about the ancient world.
Charles Leclerc fan_16
Charles Leclerc fan_16 12 күн бұрын
At my school they do
KvnDWr Жыл бұрын
The language portion of the video was brilliantly executed
Lieded 2 ай бұрын
Don’t look down Also this is good The Waffle House has found its new host.
Megaman 2 ай бұрын
Sagu sw¯æslic
Samurai 6 ай бұрын
the video was brilliantly executed
XApplesX 9 ай бұрын
Gunk 11 ай бұрын
@Aaron Marks ok
Nikolaos Boukouvalas
Nikolaos Boukouvalas Жыл бұрын
In Greece we are mostly taught about Hardrada as a famous member of the Byzantine emperor's Varangian guard, who later went on to become a Norse king. Learning that he was killed in Stanford bridge is strangely like being informed that an old friend has died. Kind of wanted him to have had a better ending.
Connor Briffa
Connor Briffa Ай бұрын
While it's natural to wish that historical figures could have had better endings, it's also important to recognize the realities of the time periods in which they lived. The Viking Age was marked by frequent conflict and violent clashes, and it's likely that Hardrada himself participated in many battles and suffered losses along the way.
Grim Noob
Grim Noob Ай бұрын
Well, he died as a warrior, and in Norway he left behind him a stabile and relatively centralized(his nickname "Hardrada" mean "hard rule") country for his succesors.
me me
me me Ай бұрын
@Former Government Human #4937 he was
Marius Tan
Marius Tan Ай бұрын
Don't worry. He probably went to Valhalla for holding the line singlehandedly.
Late Жыл бұрын
When I used to do history in school, my school had a hill, so for one history lesson we got to go outside and recreate this scene, we got foam swords, and little foam arrows to throw up the hill, obviously the hill team won. I played the cavalry so I just got a little foam spear and just kept jabbing people with it on the hill.
Beethoven lad
Beethoven lad Ай бұрын
It was Over Ground team We have the High ground You underestimate our Foam spear Don't Charge us Yeet!
Anangelina Alatorre
Anangelina Alatorre 3 ай бұрын
@Kiwi on the Internet wait did u guys use nerf guns?
Blueberry Minion
Blueberry Minion 3 ай бұрын
@HoodzI'm still alive ____ I'm prepared to find you and finish the war
Lane 3 ай бұрын
Molo Molier
Molo Molier 4 ай бұрын
Lame in my school we use real guns
T7MF 6 ай бұрын
Fun fact: 1:12 The son actually became infamous in history for one reason. Once, when he was battling some vikings, he noticed their ship had crashed and they couldn’t form proper battle lines, and so he decided to be honorable and not attack so that they could form battle lines and regain their strength, after they regained their strength, they said “Hey, thanks man!” and proceeded to slaughter the kings entire army. The end.
kakyoin donut321
kakyoin donut321 Ай бұрын
"understandable, have a nice day"
Silent Otaku
Silent Otaku Ай бұрын
If you look hard enough you can find all kinds of funny stories of interactions Europeans had with the Vikings. Lmao.
Grandayy 4 жыл бұрын
this was honestly really good
FedEX Matthew
FedEX Matthew 13 күн бұрын
The first time you were able and I didn’t have a chance
Artyyyyyy 24 күн бұрын
Complex2Live 28 күн бұрын
FireBlade Mapping (EMC)
FireBlade Mapping (EMC) Ай бұрын
@FalklandCountryBall You're welcome !
FalklandCountryBall Ай бұрын
@FireBlade Mapping (EMC) oh thanks
Herbivore The Carnivore
Herbivore The Carnivore Жыл бұрын
"Just one problem: The wind. It was blowing the wrong way. So they waited. And waited. And William said 'screw it' and got shipwrecked because the wind was blowing the wrong way" the composition on this joke was fucking godly
Richard Jenkins
Richard Jenkins 5 ай бұрын
Bro it is just called battle because there was a great battle there
Hriscu Bogdan
Hriscu Bogdan 6 ай бұрын
@Richard Weatherfield Well idk because I'm entitled to an opinion? I didn't say I'll stop watching Oversimplified, I said I don't like how his humour evolved over time.
Richard Weatherfield
Richard Weatherfield 6 ай бұрын
@Hriscu Bogdan so why are you complaining?
Hriscu Bogdan
Hriscu Bogdan 6 ай бұрын
@Richard Weatherfield Yes because I've been watching him for over 2 years now.
Richard Weatherfield
Richard Weatherfield 6 ай бұрын
@Hriscu Bogdan And yet you're here watching the video...
susmanuel Жыл бұрын
"The Problem with becoming king in the middle ages was that your country wouldn't support you at first." Every Crusader Kings player: "I felt that"
Demyx H
Demyx H Ай бұрын
too real😮‍💨
default01 Ай бұрын
always have some infidels in the dungeons, execute everyone for dread
Samson 5 ай бұрын
always go for diplomacy focus
Sam the Eagle Scout
Sam the Eagle Scout 5 ай бұрын
It is worse when you rule the HRE or Byzantines.
Sand K
Sand K 6 ай бұрын
Max intrigue and get hook to every bastard made
L Parry
L Parry Жыл бұрын
This story serves as a stark reminder for Britain, to never let a foreign army step foot on the mainland. There's a reason why the only nations to ever fight England on their soil after this were neighbouring Wales and Scotland.
wistals3deniks Ай бұрын
The Netherlands won two wars fighting on British soil against Brits.
Daemon Targaryen
Daemon Targaryen 5 ай бұрын
@In hoc signo vinces ! yeah they were kicked off each time.
Whoami691 5 ай бұрын
@sandy but lowercase LOL, lets assume half the invasion force is not destroyed by the undetectable astute subs, do you even undertsand how much logistical planning is involved in a trans continental invasion? America would become the new russia.
Selkie 5 ай бұрын
Didnt some william dude invade england i forget his name but he was dutch royalty i think
Sergio & Anahi Alcantara
Sergio & Anahi Alcantara 5 ай бұрын
@Electroskates243 take it over, duh. I’m not saying now but in the future we just might 🤷🏻‍♂️
TJB Жыл бұрын
I live in Hastings. The battle didn't even happen here. It happened around the corner in the place around the corner appropriately named Battle. We don't seem to care.
Leonidas Tullius
Leonidas Tullius 16 күн бұрын
It was called the battle of Hastings because that was the nearest town .
Robert Wilson
Robert Wilson 11 ай бұрын
back in the day the nearest place was Hastings
Madara Uchiha
Madara Uchiha Жыл бұрын
The battle of battle happened at the battle of England and it's the greatest battle of the century and Normandy won the battle of battle of England
Senpai Жыл бұрын
I live here in E/Sussex and I care. What's your deal, child? Battle was named in 1071 to commemorate the war and Battle Abbey erected. Pay better attention in class
Derek Williams
Derek Williams Жыл бұрын
I had a 4th or 5th grade English teacher who asked us at the beginning of the year…”What was significant about 1066.” We all answered when she asked at the end of the year, “The battle of Hastings!” Didn’t ever get an explanation. 25 years later…..
Die Die
Die Die Ай бұрын
@SusFigure why did you correct him? There’s no need to correct it.
SusFigure 2 ай бұрын
TierZoo 4 жыл бұрын
These videos are amazing
Brenda Thomas
Brenda Thomas 10 күн бұрын
Good job tierzoo
Irish V1nce
Irish V1nce 5 ай бұрын
@Vicas agreed
UK ron
UK ron 5 ай бұрын
Wth tierzoo?
A Goblin Tripping On Horror Dust
A Goblin Tripping On Horror Dust 6 ай бұрын
@Vicas stop being rude, even content creators watch other channels sometimes. They're allowed to do that, ya know. Also TierZoo doesn't animate. They overlay sprites on existing footage to create immersive edits that make the world really seem like a video game. Show some respect.
MrLeaf 6 ай бұрын
When did you like history?
Cum Жыл бұрын
An interesting fact is that a few years after the big fight and the Norman conquest of England the pope ordered William to do something nice because of all the people that he had killed. So, in the town of battle, on the very hill that the big fight took place, William constructed battle abbey, a memorial to the big fight. At the top of the hill which the big fight was fought, there used to be an altar, but now a stone, marking the place that Harold oofed. The church and monastery no longer stand because of big Henry the six wives dissolution of the monasteries but the abbots quarter were turned into a country house and are now an extremely posh private school.
Ribhu Hooja
Ribhu Hooja 4 күн бұрын
@Connor Briffa This comment reads like it was written by ChatGPT...
Connor Briffa
Connor Briffa Ай бұрын
The fact that the pope ordered William to do something "nice" as a form of penance after the conquest of England is a testament to the severity of the violence that occurred during the conflict. The construction of Battle Abbey on the site of the battle is an interesting way of commemorating the event and the lives that were lost. The fact that a stone now marks the place where Harold fell is a poignant reminder of the human cost of the conflict. It's also interesting to note the fate of the church and monastery over time, and how they were impacted by historical events like the dissolution of the monasteries. The fact that the abbot's quarters were turned into a country house and are now a private school is a reflection of the changing fortunes and uses of historical buildings over time.
idk whatijustposted
idk whatijustposted 4 ай бұрын
@Senpai omg this comment is peak british humor lol
Senpai Жыл бұрын
My sister got married at Battle Abbey on the hottest day of that Summer, and we were all torched and lay like blistered corpses across the hill. We're a saxon hetitage family who remain in the area, so it was a beautiful reenactment.
Temulon Жыл бұрын
I recently bought "Age of Empires IV" and the battle of Hastings was included. It was narrated and even showed you, you are playing William, Duke of Normandy, step by step how to beat Godwinson's forces. I must have played that scenario a dozen times and always had my ass handed to me. It was embarrassing.
photozack81 6 ай бұрын
@AuroraFlos I'm not sure if it's possible to lose that fight in medieval 2 total war. I've tried. Somehow I still win, even when doing the most inept things I can think of.
AuroraFlos 6 ай бұрын
Same for Medieval 2: Total War. I did not get my ass handed to me, however, haha.
Sathreyn 8 ай бұрын
A cool story from the Battle of Stamford Bridge, and moment of historical badassery: Apparently, before the battle, a lone English rider approached the Norwegian host and found Harald Hardrada, who was accompanied by Tostig Godwinson. Tostig was Harold Godwinson's brother, but had been stripped of his titles and exiled, so joined Harald Hardrada to get some revenge and his land back. This lone rider spoke to them and offered Tostig his land back if he turned on Harald and sided with the English. Tostig asked what Harold Godwinson would offer Harald Hardrada for his trouble, and the rider responded "Six feet of ground, or as much more as he needs, as he is taller than most men." The rider then turned and left. Harald Hardrada, impressed by the boldness of this lone rider willing to stand before the entire Norwegian host and threaten their king, asked Tostig if he knew who he was - Tostig said yes, and that lone rider was none other than Harold Godwinson himself. The tale may be apocryphal; it's recorded in written accounts, but they were all written by people who lived long after the battle. If true though, damn; Harold Godwinson was himself every bit as badass as the great warriors he was arrayed against.
Connor Briffa
Connor Briffa Ай бұрын
It's amazing to think that someone like Harold Godwinson could have been so fearless and determined, and that he may have been instrumental in turning the tide of the battle.
Keith Garvey
Keith Garvey Жыл бұрын
I like how they show Edward the Martyr being born second, yet being the older one some how.
ferretyluv 20 сағат бұрын
Edward the Confessor. Martyrs die, confessors don’t.
Martin Gray
Martin Gray Ай бұрын
@Kanyu Eat Yeah that's wrong. They knew both of their ages, Edward was just 4 years older. Oversimplified just showed Edward being born second for some confusing reason.
Mackenzie Woloschuk
Mackenzie Woloschuk 7 ай бұрын
@Kanyu Eat So the two were pretty much twins and people just assumed the bigger of the two was the older one.
Kanyu Eat
Kanyu Eat 9 ай бұрын
@Pelican people probably didn't know when he was born so they assumed he was older (probably was bigger and etc) so he got "assasinated"
Pelican Жыл бұрын
im still trying to figure out if the fact he died because he was "oldest" is historically accurate or if he was born second and died for another reason is historically accurate. too lazy to search it up, obviously, but im glad somebody else noticed the humor in subtlety.
Adam Pescosolido
Adam Pescosolido 6 ай бұрын
RIP Harald Hadrada. Dude lost, but he still went down in history and is remembered almost 1000 years later. He became the legend he set out to be.
Ryan 2 жыл бұрын
Ironic how the man whose father gave someone a red hot poker in the eyes took a stone cold arrow in the eyes
Just a normal guy
Just a normal guy 4 ай бұрын
Generational revenge
OOFER BOOMER 6 ай бұрын
So basicaly. One arrow poked both his eyes?
Maurice Davis
Maurice Davis 6 ай бұрын
Ironic pretty much says it all!!!🙏👍👻
NavadaSmiles 7 ай бұрын
Gay Chainsaw
Gay Chainsaw 7 ай бұрын
@8-bit Sarda yeah, then he wouldn't have to become a Guard in whiter- london.
Joshua Patrick
Joshua Patrick Жыл бұрын
It’s crazy how this reads like a chapter of the Silmarillion complete with some legendary hero taking an arrow to the eye..Tolkien really was a master of English history/literature..
Eclipse 2 ай бұрын
@Esar moh but it's not an insult tho lol
Esar moh
Esar moh 2 ай бұрын
@Eclipse nothing that is an insult to tolkien's work can be considered above a 4.
Eclipse 2 ай бұрын
@Esar moh smh yall are so close minded its a solid 6.5/10 show
Esar moh
Esar moh 2 ай бұрын
@Eclipse no, it's worse.
Eclipse 3 ай бұрын
@jeremiah ardales rings of power ain't even that bad
Noah Praet
Noah Praet Жыл бұрын
I've been watching this channel for a long time. But just recently my history teacher recommended we watch this video. And I just wanna say thank you for being such a great youtuber and educator.
Cherisa Davis
Cherisa Davis 6 ай бұрын
I literally can not stop laughing at "red hot poker in the eye" and the animation for William the Bast-er-Conquerer burning down the villages. And then the angry expressions and "unboinked".
celkat Жыл бұрын
6:33 The pope counting his phat stacks just kills me every time
AndrewNotAndy 25 күн бұрын
​@Jose Mourinhotrue lmao
Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho 10 ай бұрын
and he’s using U$D 1000 years before USA lol
I don’t care
I don’t care 6 ай бұрын
Fun fact: Despite the British monarchies being descendants of William the Conqueror, they are also descendants of the Anglo-Saxon king, Alfred the Great. Henry II’s great grandmother was an English noblewoman who was a descendent of Athereled the Unready.
Gaiaphage Ай бұрын
the epithet "unready" isn't derived from the modern word but its actually a pun the name Aethelred roughly translates to "well advised" and the old english word "Unraed" roughly translates to "poorly advised" So Aethelred the Unready basically means "Well Advised the Poorly Advised"
NoHaxJustBad12 2 ай бұрын
why was he the unready?
Heat Feurig
Heat Feurig 3 жыл бұрын
Fun fact: the actual battle was at a town called “battle” NEAR Hastings but no one wanted to call it “Battle of Battle” so they just called it Battle of Hastings.
Rukmini Krishna
Rukmini Krishna 11 ай бұрын
It was probably how the word Battle started
Ian Jackson
Ian Jackson 11 ай бұрын
Kara Wisdom
Kara Wisdom Жыл бұрын
The village of battle wasn't there when the battle of Hastings took place, it was developed around battle Abbey which was built by the Normans to commemorate the battle of Hastings
Enzo's Randoms
Enzo's Randoms Жыл бұрын
Shane Schofield
Shane Schofield Жыл бұрын
Shrewsbury Castle, a strategically positioned fort above a River Severn meander, was commissioned by William the Conquorer around 1070 CE. Still stands today and looks rather great actually. Kind of mind boggling how long ago this was.
Lucie Simpson
Lucie Simpson Жыл бұрын
Okay, that just made me giggle! William, observing the completion of his castle with a village burning dramatically in the background. "Looks rather great, actually."
Mehul Biala
Mehul Biala Жыл бұрын
“When people don’t listen to you, burn down some villages.” -Sun Tzu
Samson 5 ай бұрын
@Flair how tf have you not heard of me - Sun Tzu
Margarita Peggy Schuyler Van Rensselaer
Margarita Peggy Schuyler Van Rensselaer 11 ай бұрын
@Eselcool hello
Eselcool 11 ай бұрын
@Margarita Peggy Schuyler Van Rensselaer hey peggy
Pelican Жыл бұрын
nobody in the replies is mentioning the ironic joke lol no one listens to Sun Tzu in the quote and so therefore have no idea what he's said or not said which is the humor behind the fact that the quote is wrong. it's because nobody listens to him. which is mentioned in the quote. it comes back full circle.
Kage naru mono
Kage naru mono Жыл бұрын
Will 11 ай бұрын
this is great! I always wondered about these things. I knew English was a mish mash of languages from different conquerors, but I love how you gave so many specific examples.
MontyYouTube Жыл бұрын
Another reason Godwinson lost was due to his soldiers being untrained and were mostly farmers since they lost soldiers in York. Also King Edward was known as Edward the confessor.
Simon D.
Simon D. 3 ай бұрын
I'm actually srtudying for my final exam on the history of the English language. I LOVE your video!
Van Lam Pham
Van Lam Pham Ай бұрын
He rickrolled us in the start of the video lol
Aayla Secura
Aayla Secura 2 ай бұрын
How do you strudy, what's the definition of that word?
Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill 2 ай бұрын
You need to study harder.
BecauseYesisNotAWord 2 ай бұрын
Duxpa 2 ай бұрын
Hope you passed it considering you didn’t even spell “studying” right.
Jayden Greenberg
Jayden Greenberg 3 жыл бұрын
An Anglo-Saxon would have a talk. A norman would have a conversation.
The Sontarin
The Sontarin 3 ай бұрын
@Louis G egg=ouef
Kuk i fitte
Kuk i fitte 5 ай бұрын
@Kallenie consume is of norman/french origin
Kallenie 5 ай бұрын
"An Anglo-Saxon would eat. A norman would consume." Edit: I'm mostly guessing "consume" was already Anglo-Saxon, but with wrong spelling compared to norman spelling.
golden vrpca
golden vrpca 2 жыл бұрын
@Coretta Maame Panyin Jonah Natürlich
DevyPH Жыл бұрын
i like how the doctor just calmly says: "Hey your dying of dysentery" like nothing happened
DevyPH Жыл бұрын
@Mike Spearwood yeah
Mike Spearwood
Mike Spearwood Жыл бұрын
Probably unfortunately common back then.
Rosh Dsouza
Rosh Dsouza 26 күн бұрын
People mentioned in this video: 0:33 Rollo the Viking 0:37 Charles the Simple 1:00 Eadwig the All-Fair 1:01 Edgar the Peaceful 1:03 Ælfthryth 1:04 Æthlred the Unready 1:06 Wulfthryth of Wilton 1:10 Edward the Martyr 1:14 Emma of Normandy 1:15 Edward the Confessor 1:16 Alfred Ætheling 1:16 Goda of England 1:28 Sweyn Forkbread 1:46 Godwin of Wessex 1:57 Cnut the Great 1:58 Canute III 2:36 Edith of Wessex 2:39 Harold Godwinson 2:39 Tostig Godwinson 2:39 Gyrth Godwinson 2:49 Grufudd ap Llwelyn 3:06 Edgar Ætheling 3:16 William the Bastard 3:20 Robert the Magnificent 3:24 Fulbert of Falaise 3:35 Herleva of Falaise 4:29 Harald III of Norway 6:36 Anselm of Baggio
Alice Ahern
Alice Ahern 3 ай бұрын
This really helped me in my history test. Thank you!!! 😀😀😀
mtkr741 2 ай бұрын
@AsusDinosaur I study hard and then I use these videos to summarise and help me remember through the jokes I get good results
꧁𓅂ΣᄃᄂIPƧΣ_ПΛƬЦЯΣ 𖤍꧂ 2 ай бұрын
@Metsfan 223 bros the nerd police
Metsfan 223
Metsfan 223 2 ай бұрын
@AsusDinosaurbro is the study police
AsusDinosaur 3 ай бұрын
Wow you seriously used a video instead of studying? I mean it’s fine it just doesn’t feel right hmmmm….
Jovanna the Bonana
Jovanna the Bonana Жыл бұрын
9:54 Village: Hooray for William! William: *and I took that personally-*
A-Sync Research Institute Foundation 1983-Now KV31
A-Sync Research Institute Foundation 1983-Now KV31 6 ай бұрын
Valentina D'Annunzio
Valentina D'Annunzio Жыл бұрын
Omg I laughed so much watching this I can't believe it could have been so funny learning history ahah thank you so much (also if yes, I had to rewatch every few seconds 2-3 times... because it goes so quick and with so many informations!) I love studying like this, thank you really!!!!!
The Hellwalker
The Hellwalker Жыл бұрын
Just imagine if things had gone slightly different, the English language would’ve been completely different
Thomas 6 ай бұрын
schmoborama 7 ай бұрын
yea funny how if things were different, they’d be… different 😜
suzbone 7 ай бұрын
@Blarb Kanopcious Neanderthals were the first to populate the region back when it was still connected to the mainland, followed by successive waves of stone age humans. The Histocrat has a great vid about it titled "A History of Britain- the Humans Arrive (1 million BC - 8000 BC)"
Jerick ALBERCA 7 ай бұрын
PixalonGC 8 ай бұрын
gane*, campletely*
OR56 Жыл бұрын
I learned this story by playing the game 1066, it was great. And educational
Christine DU
Christine DU Жыл бұрын
Françaises, Français, mes chers compatriotes, remercions Guillaume de nous avoir involontairement simplifié l'apprentissage de la langue anglaise :-) Thanks him, when we have not the right word in mind, we can drop the french one. Franchement, merci Guillaume !!
Leon LeBorgne
Leon LeBorgne 5 ай бұрын
Being familiar with the history of England, made this more enjoyable. Most excellent presentation.
Stephanie Paul
Stephanie Paul Жыл бұрын
I absolute love these videos. I show them to my students and we chuckle for half an hour.
Max Silvernail
Max Silvernail Жыл бұрын
Sus 2 ай бұрын
They need to make a series on William seriously. It could be the next game of thrones.
toast 3 жыл бұрын
Can we just acknowledge how brilliant this guy is
Gary ngaihte
Gary ngaihte 2 жыл бұрын
How did he knows all of this?
thibaut pey
thibaut pey 2 жыл бұрын
-SourLemons- 2 жыл бұрын
angel cortes
angel cortes 2 жыл бұрын
Absolutely 💯
MIKAH 2 жыл бұрын
i wouldn't want to like this comment because it has 666 likes.
Nikhil Rath
Nikhil Rath Жыл бұрын
This guy makes the best videos for history, keep up the good work
wildboy Жыл бұрын
this video is so good and fun to watch at the same time. thank you OverSimplified
Mark Gallagher
Mark Gallagher Жыл бұрын
The amount of times the weather has bailed England out of certain death is staggering
secretsquirrel Жыл бұрын
I just love the King of Norway 🇳🇴 “fight scenes”. It’s not only the perfect sword fighting sound effect/s, it’s those little additions, those little lines at the end of each sword ⚔️ that implies movement - and in this case manic sword fighting movement. So good. Man, it’s awesome. I’m so glad that you shared all of your hard work, thanks, much appreciated as always 🙂🐿 P.S in fact, all the sound work in this is awesome - you even added a little sound when putting the crown on Hardrada. And dude, you even gave William a little Norman hair “style”! So funny.
Maenad 7 ай бұрын
I know this is “over simplified” but I really want read a full historical fiction novel about this one. William the conqueror is an interesting dude
cuteoswag 2 жыл бұрын
English village: exists William: “And I took that personally”
Creeper Deepa
Creeper Deepa Жыл бұрын
true meme about my ancestor i guess
David Dura
David Dura Жыл бұрын
So true
Jayden L234
Jayden L234 Жыл бұрын
big yesnt
Randomness Rules
Randomness Rules Жыл бұрын
It even works without "personally".
Orin B
Orin B Жыл бұрын
Mini Mahoon
Mini Mahoon Жыл бұрын
We are learning about this in school and this made it way more fun and it actually kind of helped. Keep up the work!
Ward Huyskes
Ward Huyskes Жыл бұрын
7:14 I've heard that he didn't run out of food per se but that his men needed to return home to harvest summer wheat. If they didn't go home then the crop would be lost.
Lucie Simpson
Lucie Simpson Жыл бұрын
It's to do with how the Anglo-Saxon armies were formed. There were housecarls, who were the professional soldier retainers of the thegns, themselves noble soldier retainers of the king, but Harold's armies were mostly bulked out by the fyrd. These weren't unlike citizens doing mandatory military service for their local Shire, except they were expected to provide their own arms and provisions for a short skirmish, then go home to the fields, not wait around during harvest time past the period they were (maybe) being paid for.
Vir Жыл бұрын
Yeah I’ve read the same thing somewhere
Jan's Mix
Jan's Mix 10 ай бұрын
Harald Hardrada deserves more credit in general. A very interesting historical figure.
AnTube 5 ай бұрын
Hey OverSimplified! I know you touched on this in the video, but could you do a video about the 9th century viking invasions in England? There was a lot going on so I think that it be great if you could, ya know, OverSimplify it! Thanks!
KeppyKep 3 ай бұрын
I highly recommend you check out History Matters' 10-minute English History series
Lane 3 ай бұрын
We watched this in our history lesson. I am proud of my teacher
Just The TestPatterner
Just The TestPatterner 2 жыл бұрын
*This enraged people who fail spelling tests, who punished the Normans severely*
Anas Saahir Huq
Anas Saahir Huq 3 ай бұрын
You know most of the words in your sentence were added to English by the Normans, so without them your sentence would not make any sense in English.
Deleetius Productions
Deleetius Productions Жыл бұрын
@Neriah Osborne I meant "There's a tax for that"
Neriah Osborne
Neriah Osborne Жыл бұрын
@Deleetius Productions it was the Hitler one when OverSimplified kept saying “This enraged his father, who punished him severely”
Deleetius Productions
Deleetius Productions 2 жыл бұрын
@Mawipuii Fanai Uh, yes, that too.
Mawipuii Fanai
Mawipuii Fanai 2 жыл бұрын
@Deleetius Productions i thought it was the French Revolution
Kryptek Жыл бұрын
Learned about this in one of my Criminal Justice classes and how it drastically changed the old CJ system and gave us the one we have today in America, closely modeled after the one established in Britain
DarthSironos Жыл бұрын
Good old feigned retreat. Possibly the most clever of all tactics. Exploits the propensity of regiments to break rank to chase fleeing enemies by suddenly forming up and cutting the chasers to pieces. Requires a lot of coordination and discipline.
Cassie M
Cassie M 11 ай бұрын
School would be more fun if classes were perfectly executed and lectured like this video . 😂👏🏽🔥
hotdog_man1234 Жыл бұрын
Fun Fact: The battle of Hastings actually took place in a city named Battle so the name was supposed to be The Battle of Battle but historians didn’t like the name so they named it from a nearby city from Battle which is Hastings
Wolfz Жыл бұрын
I learned about this in class in 1 month. With Oversimplified, I learnt everything I need to know in ~13 minutes.
A_Channel 2 жыл бұрын
“Just one problem: the wind.” Yes, Britain does seem to historically have a lot of weather-related problems.
YTIs FullOfFreaks
YTIs FullOfFreaks Жыл бұрын
Too bad it was France suffering at the time in question O.o Irrelevant comment...
Elena :D
Elena :D Жыл бұрын
I like to believe this comment is what sparked the massive storm in England
Batnode Жыл бұрын
Yep we do and I’m currently in a massive storm
A Dissenting Opinion
A Dissenting Opinion Жыл бұрын
Don't forget about Caesar's naval chicanery, it was stupid bad for the Cesarian Romans.
BlueCassio Жыл бұрын
Normandy has, on two occasions, been involved in major European invasions that were delayed by weather on the english channel.
sans_h W
sans_h W 5 ай бұрын
Thanks Guillaume (William) for making English so French, that’s way easier to learn for us now
Cal Thompson
Cal Thompson Жыл бұрын
Another great video. I was wandering if one of your next videos could be about the Scottish wars of independence.
Holy Family Crusader
Holy Family Crusader 10 ай бұрын
St. Edward the Confessor took a vow of chastity early in his life, and thus he only married to please his constituents and so long as the woman agreed that they would practically live as siblings. The only war he was involved in was to help put down a rebellion that tried to unlawfully depose another king. Ora pro nobis!
Cole Williams
Cole Williams Жыл бұрын
I love this channel so much I always learn such great history
The Hallway of History
The Hallway of History Жыл бұрын
A great synopsis. Totally engaging too! 😀
Just Some Guy without a Mustache
Just Some Guy without a Mustache 2 жыл бұрын
I admire the fact that this video was uploaded over two years ago and it still has a very active comments section
Kole 🙃 Vataj
Kole 🙃 Vataj 11 ай бұрын
Not anymore…
Derp iox
Derp iox 11 ай бұрын
Three years ago*
Kade Adams
Kade Adams 11 ай бұрын
YOU ARE EASY TO FIND Your a legend.
D 11 ай бұрын
3 years*
AlvisPlayz1234 Жыл бұрын
For me it’s three years
Diogène Tesla
Diogène Tesla 6 ай бұрын
Thank to this guy, learning english as a french is way easier than learning german
DG 5 ай бұрын
I went to Hastings on a field trip in 2015. It was in October, cold and windy AF. A sea rat attacked my friend for her granola bar because it was too windy to fly out to the ocean. Beautiful view though.
kyuu 3 ай бұрын
history teachers teach this same thing but make it go over 3 weeks when they can just make the students watch this
SheldonAdama17 10 ай бұрын
Aleçon: (insults William’s mother) “This enraged William, who punished them severely”
Hopefully a hopeful hooligan.
Hopefully a hopeful hooligan. 7 күн бұрын
After william successfully invaded, there were many fights in areas of Devon, such as the Northam burrows, appledore etc.
crazy cat lover
crazy cat lover 2 жыл бұрын
The running away tactic is called a feigned retreat. It was very clever.
MOO MOO 11 ай бұрын
@Your local nitty I did
The Legacy
The Legacy Жыл бұрын
@ltramon it's not a retreat! It's advancing in the opposite direction!
XTR NEELAN Жыл бұрын
Also called secret joestar technique
Aceshot 1000
Aceshot 1000 Жыл бұрын
The technique is especially effective with an ambush contingent
Samson Жыл бұрын
@Earthwarrior70 pls dont random stuff that does not make any sense
Elilta Angosom
Elilta Angosom Ай бұрын
Fun Fact: this battle didn't take place in Hastings, but it actually took place in a near town called Battle, but they didn't want to call it "battle of battle"
DraBattle - Lịch sử Hoạt Hình
DraBattle - Lịch sử Hoạt Hình 5 ай бұрын
Great video as always! I'd be really interested in countries history🤩🤩🤩🤩
Saiko.非常識 29 күн бұрын
He makes history so fun!
The Marvelous M
The Marvelous M Жыл бұрын
1st off, I really do love this video, it's been one of my favorites for years. 2nd, How does it feel to beat the Warner brothers and the Warner sister to the punch on teaching us about the battle of Hastings?
My Shepherd
My Shepherd 6 ай бұрын
You are the best. You made incredible modern differences between Anglo and Wiliam. That is modern that brought light to England. OK, however, Anglo -Saxon also did a great job. Thank you so much.
BigManSam 2 жыл бұрын
"The sun is shining" Me, an Englishman: *Impossible*
Obi-Wan Kenobi
Obi-Wan Kenobi Жыл бұрын
@BigManSam I’m from York and I can absolutely confirm this
Duncan Walduck
Duncan Walduck Жыл бұрын
Cool ₓNorthern Lightsₓ at 4:56, though. Guaranteed.
Joe the communist.
Joe the communist. Жыл бұрын
@darkahrenn 1 nah in the northeast it’s raining a bunch and summer can be hot but also sometimes rains in summer
Matthew Doherty
Matthew Doherty Жыл бұрын
@CottonCloud ASMR summer dosent exist in ireland the sun comes to visit once and a while i would know i live in ireland to
Joshua Quinn
Joshua Quinn Жыл бұрын
Me as a Scottish man
NO BS Жыл бұрын
A ham/home was a community consisting of people who were blood-related. It was not redefined to be the same as a house until more modern times.
Martin Colvill
Martin Colvill Жыл бұрын
According to family records (my Granddad researched in archives) I have an ancestor that supposedly led William the Conquer's troops in the Battle of Hastings and supposedly has his name on the rolls off Battle Abby.
Anthem Countryball
Anthem Countryball 6 ай бұрын
It takes 1 month in school to learn this- but I learnt it within 12 minutes. I just can Imagine my teachers face when I said all about it!!
Jane Bucs Fan
Jane Bucs Fan Жыл бұрын
Great video. My family is British. We are related to the Royal Family way back when. My family came over from France with William the Conquerer. When I did the ancestry testing, it said that I had some French blood in me. I wondered if it came from this branch in my familyd. Or I couldn't follow all of my ancestors back very far. The French could have come from one of them.
Space 6 ай бұрын
@Xerly Hey French boys, long live the king
heidi Rabenau
heidi Rabenau 7 ай бұрын
Xerly 10 ай бұрын
Let's go my British bro, I'm french 🥖🇫🇷♥️ 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
Fx Go
Fx Go 11 ай бұрын
Very interesting as a Quebec francophone... Beef from boeuf, pork from porc, etc. Great video as usual!
A.W. Sawtooth
A.W. Sawtooth 4 жыл бұрын
The king of Norway was defeated and died without conquering England. This angered Odin, who punished him severely.
Robert Wilson
Robert Wilson 11 ай бұрын
Later he sent his son Thor to England - which is why he has an English accent in the films
XIsle of ManX
XIsle of ManX Жыл бұрын
His kin the normans went on to avenge him
A cat that looks like hitler
A cat that looks like hitler 2 жыл бұрын
Lime Green change your name to I spam the same shi*
Trine 2 жыл бұрын
Harald was an catholic and his brother was an saint
Sammie' Stories
Sammie' Stories Жыл бұрын
I love your animations... So simple yet very informative ... It shows their attitude very well.... Muahhhhhhh keep up the great work
Derek Mullings
Derek Mullings Жыл бұрын
I've been watching OverSimplified all night. Great stuff.
Axoleve 10 ай бұрын
I’ve been trying to learn about the William line, as I recently did some *ancestry research* and traced my entire direct paternal line back to William I, and Henry I
Zane Gonzalez
Zane Gonzalez Жыл бұрын
Learned about this in my history class today. Luckily I saw this video a while ago, and sounded very smart when I finished my teachers lesson
IBTHAT1GUY 8 ай бұрын
I like how he calls it “mini wars” when it is arguably one of the most important events in English history and just history in general 😂
Devlin Morin
Devlin Morin 4 жыл бұрын
The villagers let out a cheer of support. This enraged their king, who punished them severely.
Allwardevi Narayanan
Allwardevi Narayanan 3 жыл бұрын
punishing severely?... there's a tax for that
Yukonicus Gaming
Yukonicus Gaming 3 жыл бұрын
Slap slap slap
scott montgomery
scott montgomery 3 жыл бұрын
Hitler part one huh
WeAreNumber15 3 жыл бұрын
Devlin Morin lol
samuel lecroix
samuel lecroix 3 жыл бұрын
Ever run into a door HARD... yeah ... ouch
Gage Savage
Gage Savage Жыл бұрын
My ancestor was knighted at the battle of hastings by William the Conqueror and afterwards named his son William, and to this day it is still a family name shared by my Great-Grandfather, Grandfather, and Uncle
GrahamWong Жыл бұрын
Nothing is better than watching Oversimplified on a Saturday night
Guy who can't grow a beard
Guy who can't grow a beard 6 ай бұрын
The last time England was captured/defeated by a naval invasion. Also, 8:13 LOVE that detail of the sound of the flag turning. Absolutely LOVE it.
Opex 19
Opex 19 Жыл бұрын
i just love the story and the animation ive watched it many times
Notjay 11 ай бұрын
This is very funny while also quite informative XD
Sari Limanto
Sari Limanto 2 жыл бұрын
"An Anglo Saxon might come into a room, but a Norman would enter into a chamber" Me an intellectual: enter a room
I'm in your walls
I'm in your walls Жыл бұрын
Le gasp
XIsle of ManX
XIsle of ManX Жыл бұрын
Enter just seems too fake and posh. Come into though is better lol
ben 2 жыл бұрын
salex 2 жыл бұрын
Me in my head: *Soviet Anthem Plays*
??? Mapper
??? Mapper 2 жыл бұрын
Astrobot Playz
Astrobot Playz Жыл бұрын
"The 'a' sounded more like an 'o' to normans." William: Hey Harold, I'm going to fight you! Harald: Uh no my name is Harald, Harald Hardrata.
Fritz Pimper
Fritz Pimper 11 ай бұрын
Chỉ cần Đức Phúc hát ballad thì dù buồn hay vui ĐP cũng truyền tải cảm xúc của bài hát rất tốt. Bài buồn thì nghe đúng kiểu tự sự, đau khổ, nghe là muốn khóc. Còn bài vui thì lại nhẹ nhàng, ấm áp, chân thành nghe là muốn yêu❤️
Virender 6 ай бұрын
Bro your content and animation is too good, and way of presenting is above bar, if you can upload same videos in hindi, you can earn millions of subscriber in less then a year. You can count on my words
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